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Category: June 2013

Kelly Biedenweg appointed Lead Social Scientist at PSI

Kelly Biedenweg, Ph.D.
Kelly Biedenweg

Dr. Kelly Biedenweg has been appointed Lead Social Scientist at the Puget Sound Institute, with funding from the National Science Foundation and the Puget Sound Partnership. As part of her role at the Institute, she will develop critical social science to support recovery of the Puget Sound, immediately focusing on the development and testing of Quality of Life (HWB) indicators.
“I am extremely pleased that Kelly decided to base her research program at the UW Puget Sound Institute,” said Institute Director Joel Baker.” The Puget Sound restoration effort will benefit greatly by the integration of social and natural sciences.” Read more

The Center for Urban Waters welcomes summer interns

The Puget Sound Instititute and the Center for Urban Waters welcome seven student interns this summer. This is the third year for our internship program, which offers students and recent graduates the chance to work with post-doctoral, and professional scientists on a range of research projects— from field sampling and lab work to multimedia production for the Encyclopedia of Puget Sound. Interns this year hail from the University of Washington Tacoma, Brown University, Reed College and Whitman College, and we are excited to work with this talented group.